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Harry Boland, Michael Collins and Éamon de Valera, who ‘looked crushed and broken’ after Boland’s death in 1922 Harry Boland, Michael Collins and Éamon de Valera, who ‘looked crushed and broken’ after Boland’s death in 1922

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. Harry Boland died on August 1st, 1922. On his passi(...)

Alison Oliver, a virtually unknown actress from Cork, is compelling as Frances

Normal People was the cultural sensation of the first Covid lockdown. Director Lenny Abrahamson and the cast of a new Sally Rooney adaptation (...)

Brenda Fricker and Daniel Day-Lewis both won Oscars for My Left Foot in 1990. Photograph: John Barr/Liaison

There has been plenty of under-celebrated domestic Irish talent at the Oscars. Tomm Moore, co-founder of Cartoon Saloon, has been nominated three time(...)

Kirsten Dunst. Photograph: Erik Carter/The New York Times

The star gives one of her best performances in her new film, The Power of the Dog. That’s no mean feat when you’re sleep-deprived from bringing up (...)

The caseroom in Burgh Quay, Dublin  where the Sunday Press, Evening Press and Irish Press were produced. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The dominant Irish politician of the 20th century, Eamon de Valera, attained and retained power for one-third of that century with the help of the new(...)

Sorrento House is at 1 Sorrento Terrace, in Dalkey, Co Dublin Photograph: Eric Luke

Money talks while wealth whispers. As sayings go, it’s one you might apply to Ireland’s super-prime residential sector right now judging by the number(...)

Andrew Lowe and Ed Guiney of Element Pictures. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Cheers rang out across Ireland last week at the news that The Souvenir Part II, Joanna Hogg’s sequel to her critically acclaimed quasi-autobiogra(...)

Cillian Murphy attends an event at Carlton House Terrace on October 12th, 2017 in London, England. Photograph: Nicky J Sims/Getty Images

The folk behind A Quiet Place Part II could never have guessed they would give the world a mobile icon for the opening rounds of an unprecedented p(...)

Beloved Enemy was Hollywood’s take on the War of Independence.

History has always supplied cinema with exciting narrative opportunities – with heroes, villains, gunfire, and intrigue. The War of Independence is no(...)

One of Tom Hickey’s last appearances was in a performance of Beckett’s poems, directed by Alan Gilsenan. File photograph: The Irish Times

Irish actor Tom Hickey, who died on Saturday night, came to public attention in the definitive RTÉ television drama The Riordans. But he will be remem(...)

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